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  • Man arrested after reportedly trying to steal vehicles at gunpoint in Butte

    Man arrested after reportedly trying to steal vehicles at gunpoint in Butte

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:09:00 GMT

    BUTTE, Mont. - A 25-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning after pointing a gun at people and demanding keys to their vehicles in two separate cases. 

    BUTTE, Mont. - A 25-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning after pointing a gun at people and demanding keys to their vehicles in two separate cases. 

  • More firefighters expected to arrive for blazes in Gravelly mountains

    More firefighters expected to arrive for blazes in Gravelly mountains

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:56:52 GMT
    (InciWeb photo)(InciWeb photo)

    The pair of fires burning in the Gravelly Range mountains south of Ennis has now scorched more than 6,700 acres. 

    The pair of fires burning in the Gravelly Range mountains south of Ennis has now scorched more than 6,700 acres. 

  • Montana Made: Butte’s Shepperd’s Candy, promoting a sweet lifestyle for more than 60 years

    Montana Made: Butte’s Shepperd’s Candy, promoting a sweet lifestyle for more than 60 years

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:29:28 GMT

    BUTTE - A lot of things have changed in Butte in the past six decades, but one sweet thing has not. Shepperd's Candy has been making life a little sweeter in Butte the same way since 1954. 

    BUTTE - A lot of things have changed in Butte in the past six decades, but one sweet thing has not. Shepperd's Candy has been making life a little sweeter in Butte the same way since 1954. 

  • Police arrest two suspects in Butte mine yard robbery

    Police arrest two suspects in Butte mine yard robbery

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:18:37 GMT

    Police responded to the Highland Mine in the Highland Mountains about 8 p.m. Sunday when a caretaker at the mine yard detained two men, Gary Rubusch and Ryan Hansen.

    Police responded to the Highland Mine in the Highland Mountains about 8 p.m. Sunday when a caretaker at the mine yard detained two men, Gary Rubusch and Ryan Hansen.

  • Pair of wildfires in Gravelly mountains force evacuation warnings, road closures

    Pair of wildfires in Gravelly mountains force evacuation warnings, road closures

    Sunday, August 12 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-08-12 17:35:48 GMT
    (InciWeb photo)(InciWeb photo)
    (InciWeb photo)(InciWeb photo)

    A new wildfire in the Gravelly Mountains has forced evacuation warnings on Saturday afternoon. 

    A new wildfire in the Gravelly Mountains has forced evacuation warnings on Saturday afternoon. 

  • Butte law enforcement investigate vandalism at Big Butte

    Butte law enforcement investigate vandalism at Big Butte

    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-08-11 19:27:19 GMT

    Butte police are looking for the person responsible for deliberately driving a truck through a barrier at Big Butte.

    Butte police are looking for the person responsible for deliberately driving a truck through a barrier at Big Butte.

  • Butte businesses hope An Ri Ra keeps the good times rolling

    Butte businesses hope An Ri Ra keeps the good times rolling

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:21:53 GMT

    BUTTE - The band Girsa, like many people, have traveled far to be in Butte this weekend to perform at the An Ri Ra Irish festival. The annual event has spent the last 16 years keeping alive the history and impact of Irish culture on the Mining City. 

    BUTTE - The band Girsa, like many people, have traveled far to be in Butte this weekend to perform at the An Ri Ra Irish festival. The annual event has spent the last 16 years keeping alive the history and impact of Irish culture on the Mining City. 

  • Marijuana grow operation in former school shuttered in Butte

    Marijuana grow operation in former school shuttered in Butte

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-08-10 02:02:41 GMT

    BUTTE -  Butte is ordering a medical marijuana provider to stop growing marijuana in the building that used to be the Greeley School claiming it violates local zoning rules. 

    BUTTE -  Butte is ordering a medical marijuana provider to stop growing marijuana in the building that used to be the Greeley School claiming it violates local zoning rules. 

  • Irish eyes are smiling: Annual An Ri Ra festival starts Friday

    Irish eyes are smiling: Annual An Ri Ra festival starts Friday

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:25:28 GMT

    BUTTE   - Butte’s annual Irish festival kicks off Friday. This is the 16th year for the An Ri Ra Irish festival at the Original Mine Yard. The music starts at 3 p.m. by Butte's Dublin Gulch and will feature music from performers from around the world as well as plenty of Irish dancing. 

    BUTTE   - Butte’s annual Irish festival kicks off Friday. This is the 16th year for the An Ri Ra Irish festival at the Original Mine Yard. The music starts at 3 p.m. by Butte's Dublin Gulch and will feature music from performers from around the world as well as plenty of Irish dancing. 

  • Butte fire deemed suspicious

    Butte fire deemed suspicious

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:54:25 GMT

    BUTTE - Fire investigators in Butte say a fire that destroyed two garages earlier this week in Uptown Butte appears to be suspicious.

    BUTTE - Fire investigators in Butte say a fire that destroyed two garages earlier this week in Uptown Butte appears to be suspicious.

  • Volunteers helping bring Dillon park renovation to completion

    Volunteers helping bring Dillon park renovation to completion

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:00:40 GMT

    Throughout this week, hundreds of volunteers will put their backs into completing the nearly $800,000 renovation of Dillon’s Jaycee Park

    Throughout this week, hundreds of volunteers will put their backs into completing the nearly $800,000 renovation of Dillon’s Jaycee Park

  • Uptown fire causes Butte power outage

    Uptown fire causes Butte power outage

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:45:26 GMT

    BUTTE – A late-evening fire in Uptown Butte Monday caused more than 6,000 customers to lose power, according to a news release from Northwestern Energy. 

    BUTTE – A late-evening fire in Uptown Butte Monday caused more than 6,000 customers to lose power, according to a news release from Northwestern Energy. 

  • Planning for the future: Butte asked to weigh in on corridor designs

    Planning for the future: Butte asked to weigh in on corridor designs

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-08 13:37:45 GMT

    BUTTE - The public is being asked to determine the future Silver Bow/Black Tail Creek corridor running through Butte. 

    BUTTE - The public is being asked to determine the future Silver Bow/Black Tail Creek corridor running through Butte. 

  • Years of improvements turn Original Mine Yard into premier event center

    Years of improvements turn Original Mine Yard into premier event center

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-08-07 00:30:09 GMT

    The Original Mine Yard has been the site for Butte’s summer festivals such as the Montana Folk Festival and the An Ri Ra Irish festival, as well as charity events, reunions and even weddings.

    The Original Mine Yard has been the site for Butte’s summer festivals such as the Montana Folk Festival and the An Ri Ra Irish festival, as well as charity events, reunions and even weddings.

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    Setbacks and Success | Headframe Spirits | Under the Big Sky

    Setbacks and Success | Headframe Spirits | Under the Big Sky

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:33:07 GMT
    John and Courtney McKee of Headframe Spirits look out over Butte.John and Courtney McKee of Headframe Spirits look out over Butte.
    John and Courtney McKee, owners of Headframe Spirits in Butte have ambitious plans for the future of their distillery. Having moved into their new home at the once-abandoned Kelley mine yard, the couple and their team hope to create the largest distillery in the western United States. Headframe Spirits owners, John and Courtney McKee began their journey creating Headframe Spirits in 2010, opening their tasting room doors in 2012. In this Under the Big Sky bonus feature we learn m...
    John and Courtney McKee, owners of Headframe Spirits in Butte have ambitious plans for the future of their distillery. Having moved into their new home at the once-abandoned Kelley mine yard, the couple and their team hope to create the largest distillery in the western United States. Headframe Spirits owners, John and Courtney McKee began their journey creating Headframe Spirits in 2010, opening their tasting room doors in 2012. In this Under the Big Sky bonus feature we learn m...
  • Fire outside Butte sparked by downed power line

    Fire outside Butte sparked by downed power line

    Friday, August 3 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-08-04 01:12:05 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)
    BUTTE - A downed power line sparked a brush fire in a rural area southwest of Butte late Friday afternoon. Paid and volunteer firefighters from the Butte area rushed to a fire burning in a gulch just off of Ski Area Loop about 4:30 p.m. A downed power line is believed responsible for starting the fire and firefighters quickly contained the fire burning in thick brush in rocky terrain. “The flames are down, there's still a little concern with the wind, but we have about 12 peo...
    BUTTE - A downed power line sparked a brush fire in a rural area southwest of Butte late Friday afternoon. Paid and volunteer firefighters from the Butte area rushed to a fire burning in a gulch just off of Ski Area Loop about 4:30 p.m. A downed power line is believed responsible for starting the fire and firefighters quickly contained the fire burning in thick brush in rocky terrain. “The flames are down, there's still a little concern with the wind, but we have about 12 peo...
  • Serbian food festival looks to raise funds with tasty treats

    Serbian food festival looks to raise funds with tasty treats

    Friday, August 3 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-04 01:06:12 GMT
    BUTTE - If you're looking for something to do this weekend in Butte you can try a food festival with a Balkan flavor.   The Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church is hosting a Serbian food festival at its church off on Continental Drive Saturday, which will feature Serbian music and food from baklava to sarma. Proceeds from the event will go to repairs to the church, which is famous for its lavishly painted frescoes on the walls and ceiling. “So in order to make sure th...
    BUTTE - If you're looking for something to do this weekend in Butte you can try a food festival with a Balkan flavor.   The Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church is hosting a Serbian food festival at its church off on Continental Drive Saturday, which will feature Serbian music and food from baklava to sarma. Proceeds from the event will go to repairs to the church, which is famous for its lavishly painted frescoes on the walls and ceiling. “So in order to make sure th...
  • Crews battling lightning-caused wildfire near McAllister

    Crews battling lightning-caused wildfire near McAllister

    Friday, August 3 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-08-04 00:46:09 GMT

    MCALLISTER - Crews are fighting a wildfire reported Thursday afternoon in the Tobacco Root Mountains approximately five miles west of McAllister. 

    MCALLISTER - Crews are fighting a wildfire reported Thursday afternoon in the Tobacco Root Mountains approximately five miles west of McAllister. 

  • Man suspected of taunting bison in Yellowstone arrested

    Man suspected of taunting bison in Yellowstone arrested

    Friday, August 3 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-08-03 20:04:15 GMT

    WEST GLACIER - The man suspected of harassing and taunting a bison in Yellowstone National Park earlier this week was arrested Thursday night in Glacier National Park.

    WEST GLACIER - The man suspected of harassing and taunting a bison in Yellowstone National Park earlier this week was arrested Thursday night in Glacier National Park.

  • Butte-Silver Bow County Fair features finest from 4-H

    Butte-Silver Bow County Fair features finest from 4-H

    Thursday, August 2 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-03 01:10:33 GMT

    BUTTE - It might sound like a barnyard, but it’s the sound of 4-H competition at its best at the Butte-Silver Bow County Fair this week. 

    BUTTE - It might sound like a barnyard, but it’s the sound of 4-H competition at its best at the Butte-Silver Bow County Fair this week. 

  • Butte eyes new fee for road maintenance

    Butte eyes new fee for road maintenance

    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-03 00:50:17 GMT

    BUTTE - Butte's County Commissioners this week adopted a new tax to pay for future road maintenance. The commissioners voted 6 to 3 in favor of creating the tax which would charge everyone in the Butte-Silver Bow with property valued at $5,000 or more a flat yearly rate. 

    BUTTE - Butte's County Commissioners this week adopted a new tax to pay for future road maintenance. The commissioners voted 6 to 3 in favor of creating the tax which would charge everyone in the Butte-Silver Bow with property valued at $5,000 or more a flat yearly rate. 

  • Montana firefighters headed to California to battle wildfires

    Montana firefighters headed to California to battle wildfires

    Thursday, August 2 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-02 22:14:03 GMT

    COLUMBUS- Montana fire crews are heading to battle wildfires in California. 

    COLUMBUS- Montana fire crews are heading to battle wildfires in California. 

  • Sheridan Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Sheridan Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:15:05 GMT

    Sheridan Elementary School teacher Paula Elser accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250. The money will be used to buy an aquarium for the classroom.

    Sheridan Elementary School teacher Paula Elser accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250. The money will be used to buy an aquarium for the classroom.

  • Montana Made: Family remedies key to Butte’s Wild Horse Meadows Soap Co. success

    Montana Made: Family remedies key to Butte’s Wild Horse Meadows Soap Co. success

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:53:01 GMT

    BUTTE - Nothing is more difficult to deal with as a parent than not being able to help your child when he or she is in pain.

    BUTTE - Nothing is more difficult to deal with as a parent than not being able to help your child when he or she is in pain.

  • Butte Central Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Butte Central Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-05-09 17:29:08 GMT
    We check in with Butte Central Elementary School teacher Heidi Burgess, who accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 recently. The money was used to buy material to teach American History for the school. "One Class at a Time" is a joint effort between Montana's News Station and Montana Tech to help fulfill needs of area schools. Teachers, parents, students or anyone who is aware of a special project that would enhance the educational objectives in a cl...
    We check in with Butte Central Elementary School teacher Heidi Burgess, who accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 recently. The money was used to buy material to teach American History for the school. "One Class at a Time" is a joint effort between Montana's News Station and Montana Tech to help fulfill needs of area schools. Teachers, parents, students or anyone who is aware of a special project that would enhance the educational objectives in a cl...
  • Twin Bridges Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Twin Bridges Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:25:07 GMT

    Twin Bridges Elementary School teacher Traci Tilstra accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing iPads for the school.

    Twin Bridges Elementary School teacher Traci Tilstra accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing iPads for the school.

  • Dillon Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Dillon Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:55:03 GMT

    Dillon Elementary School teacher Amanda Peck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Osmos kits for the school. Amanda Badovinac from MT Tech and KXLF's John Emeigh presented the check. 

    Dillon Elementary School teacher Amanda Peck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Osmos kits for the school. Amanda Badovinac from MT Tech and KXLF's John Emeigh presented the check. 

  • Student of the Week: Savanna Stewart

    Student of the Week: Savanna Stewart

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:00:24 GMT

    Savanna Stewart is a senior athlete at Twin Bridges High School. 

    Savanna Stewart is a senior athlete at Twin Bridges High School. 

  • Butte undersheriff urges improved background checks for firearm purchases

    Butte undersheriff urges improved background checks for firearm purchases

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-03-06 16:49:01 GMT

    BUTTE - Police routinely train for what to do when an active shooting occurs at a school. Butte’s undersheriff says last week’s school shooting in Florida shows how inadequate background checks can be for firearm purchases and believes the checks can be improved.

    BUTTE - Police routinely train for what to do when an active shooting occurs at a school. Butte’s undersheriff says last week’s school shooting in Florida shows how inadequate background checks can be for firearm purchases and believes the checks can be improved.

  • Saints Topple Arizona Christian to Move to 10-0

    Saints Topple Arizona Christian to Move to 10-0

    Sunday, November 29 2015 10:57 AM EST2015-11-29 15:57:31 GMT
    The Saints open conference season with games against Montana Tech Thursday and Lewis-Clark Friday.

    The Saints open conference season with games against Montana Tech Thursday and Lewis-Clark Friday.

  • Griz hold off SDSU to advance in FCS playoffs

    Griz hold off SDSU to advance in FCS playoffs

    Saturday, November 28 2015 8:46 PM EST2015-11-29 01:46:08 GMT
    The Griz earn a re-match with North Dakota State next weekend in Fargo

    The Griz earn a re-match with North Dakota State next weekend in Fargo

  • We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    Friday, November 20 2015 4:02 PM EST2015-11-20 21:02:37 GMT
    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

  • Diggers draw Dickinson State in NAIA Playoff opener

    Diggers draw Dickinson State in NAIA Playoff opener

    Sunday, November 15 2015 6:45 PM EST2015-11-15 23:45:52 GMT
    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced the teams and first round pairings for the 2015 NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS). The 16-team event kicks off on Nov. 21 at eight campus host sites.
    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced the teams and first round pairings for the 2015 NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS). The 16-team event kicks off on Nov. 21 at eight campus host sites.
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